What is David Letterman doing on our Grooveyard Top Ten? Hint: This isn't his Top Ten list.
Professor Chuck Berry keeps us in school, while Pat Boone is writing love letters in the sand in tonight's Top Ten.
Short and ugly, with two teeth and cockeyed, but the subject of a huge hit. We unwrap another great hit here...
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 19, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "It's Too Late" by Chuck Willis #9 "The Flying Saucer (Pt 1 and 2)" by Buchanan and Goodman #8 "Rip It Up" by Little Richard Did you vote yet? #7 "Let the Good Times Roll" by... Continue Reading →
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 27, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "It's You I Love" by Fats Domino #8 "Searchin'' " by The Coasters #7 "Sp Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey #6 "Lucille" by Little Richard Support Public Radio! #5 "... Continue Reading →
Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site. Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. In the early days of Rock n Roll, it was common to for artists to do covers of other artists songs.... Continue Reading →
Tributes to two of the most popular disc jockeys in New York radio history and a great artist from the Grooveyard era will be featured by Alan Seltzer on "Best of The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM. We'll begin with a tribute to Murray the K from February, 2016. The hour includes rare clips... Continue Reading →